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Apple reaches $2 trillion market value as tech fortunes soar

BERKELEY, Calif. — Apple has become the first U.S. company to boast a market value of $2 trillion as technology continues to reshape a world where smartphones are like appendages and digital services are like instruments orchestrating people's lives.
Picture book on Kamala Harris coming Aug. 25

Picture book on Kamala Harris coming Aug. 25

NEW YORK — That didn't take long: Just weeks after making history as the running mate for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris will be the subject of a new picture book.
US suspends extradition and tax agreements with Hong Kong

US suspends extradition and tax agreements with Hong Kong

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday suspended or terminated three bilateral agreements with Hong Kong covering extradition and tax exemptions.
Now playing at the mall parking lot: movies, drag shows

Now playing at the mall parking lot: movies, drag shows

NEW YORK — Angel Dougherty went to the mall last month — not to shop, but to watch a drive-in drag show in the parking lot.
Detailed plans in place for careful removal of Lee statue

Detailed plans in place for careful removal of Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. — When the bronze equestrian statue of Gen. Robert E.
Official: Kanye signature work in Wyoming too close to polls

Official: Kanye signature work in Wyoming too close to polls

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Rapper and music producer Kanye West's campaign ran into trouble Tuesday on his first day of trying to get on the presidential ballot in his home state of Wyoming.

'60 Minutes' leads quiet week in Nielsen ratings

NEW YORK — Led by the reliable “60 Minutes” on CBS, news programming dominated the television rankings on a quiet week in mid-August.
Lawsuit: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. raped New York woman in 2013

Lawsuit: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. raped New York woman in 2013

NEW YORK — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is accused of raping a woman twice in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013, according to a lawsuit that escalates the severity of the growing number of claims against him.
Mali's president announces resignation after armed mutiny

Mali's president announces resignation after armed mutiny

BAMAKO, Mali — Mali’s president announced his resignation late Tuesday, just hours after armed soldiers seized him from his home in a dramatic power grab following months of protests demanding his ouster.
Trump angling for votes with immigration talk, nod to women

Trump angling for votes with immigration talk, nod to women

YUMA, Ariz.